Bill Text: MI HB5071 | 2011-2012 | 96th Legislature | Engrossed
Bill Title: Courts; judges; certain district court judgeships; reduce in number. Amends sec. 8151 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8151). [Track Bill]
Status: 2012-02-29 - Assigned Pa 33'12 With Immediate Effect [HB5071 Detail]
HB-5071, As Passed Senate, February 7, 2012
HOUSE BILL No. 5071
October 13, 2011, Introduced by Rep. Walsh and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
(As amended December 7, 2011)
(As amended February 7, 2012)
<<A bill to amend 1961 PA 236, entitled
"Revised judicature act of 1961,"
by amending section 8151 (MCL 600.8151), as amended by 2000 PA 38.>>
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
House Bill No. 5071 as amended February 7, 2012
Except as provided in subsection (2), the eighty-sixth
district consists of the counties of Grand Traverse and
Leelanau, is a district of the first class, and has 2 judges. (2)
Effective March 26, 2000, the Except
as provided in
subsection (2), the eighty-sixth district consists of the counties
of Grand Traverse, Antrim, and Leelanau, is a district of the first
and has 3 judges.
Effective March 26, 2000, the additional judgeship
in this district shall be filled by the incumbent judge of
the eighty-seventh district residing in Antrim county with a term
ending January 1, 2001 who shall serve as a judge of the eighty-sixth
district for the balance of the term to which he or she
was elected or appointed.
(2) Beginning on the earlier of the following dates, the
eighty-sixth district has 2 judges:
(a) The date on which a vacancy occurs in the office of
district judge in the eighty-sixth district.
(b) The beginning date of the term for which an incumbent
district judge in the eighty-sixth district no longer seeks
election or reelection to that office.